Ethnic Cleansing? Talk to the Hand: Andy Samberg and Arcade Fire Give the UN a Helpful Summary of World History

Speaking of things to show our undergrads, the indubitable Michael Clemens sent me the following, which I think basically sums up my position on world history too: “The Holocaust? What was that?”“Darfur? Talk to the hand.” (Update: Kate reminds me… Continue Reading

Part II: Who Is Abu Sharati, And Why Is the Mainstream Media Quoting Him Without a Good Answer to That Question?

When last you heard from me, I was all confused about who Abu Sharati -quoted hither and yon as a “spokesperson” for Darfur’s displaced- might actually be. I hadn’t been able to find any non-journalists who believed he existed, and… Continue Reading